Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1005 AM MDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   08/29/2012
                        08/13/2007
 LOW               38   08/23/2015
                        08/30/1992
                        08/22/1966
HIGHEST           101   08/22                        100  08/15
                                                          08/12
LOWEST             42   08/20                         38  08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.9              86.4    -2.5     84.5
AVG. MINIMUM     55.0              56.6    -1.6     55.2
MEAN             69.5              71.5    -2.0     69.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      9                                 10
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.83   1982
 MINIMUM         0.10   1943
TOTALS           2.28              1.56    0.72     3.41
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.05    0.02     0.11
DAYS >= .01        10                                  7
DAYS >= .10         5                                  3
DAYS >= .50         2                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.96   08/26 TO 08/26              1.60
                        08/26 TO 08/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            1.0   1950
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      29                22       7       44
 SINCE 7/1         32                37      -5       45
COOLING TOTAL     175               223     -48      201
 SINCE 1/1        616               572      44      490
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    51/210    DATE  08/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    83/260    DATE  08/08

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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